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  • New tour dates for the Wynton Marsalis Quintet

    Posted on September 21st, 2003 in Concerts | 1

    Wynton made a change, and will be taking out a quintet instead of a septet this fall. Moreover, we have updated tour dates for the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and new dates for the Quintet/Septet (Wynton is going to decide after the fall tour) in 2004.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis to speak at National Press Club 2003

    Posted on September 19th, 2003 in Speech

    Wynton will speak, on September 22, at a National Press Club luncheon. He will be delivering a speech entitled “Cultural Bankruptcy: Investing in Arts Education”.   Keep reading »

  • Upcoming concerts for Wynton and LCJO

    Posted on September 17th, 2003 in Concerts

    In the next days, Wynton will play with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in these town (follow the links for more info about tickets): On Friday, Septemebr 19 at Kimmel Center of Philadelphia. On Sunday, September 21 the orchestra will be in Washington, playing at John Fitzgerald Kennedy Center. On Tuesday, September 23, Wynton will play in Durham at Duke University   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays for a tribute to Katherine Dunham

    Posted on September 16th, 2003 in Concerts

    At Peter Norton Symphony Space, in a Friday, 12 night program that began a three-day series devoted to Ms. Dunham and Haitian culture, the Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat and two former Dunham dancers, Glory Van Scott and Julie Robinson Belafonte, spoke of Ms. Dunham’s humanitarianism and social activism.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis and Igor Butman play at Lincoln Center

    Posted on September 14th, 2003 in Concerts

    On September 18 and 20, 2003, Jazz at Lincoln Center opens this season by welcoming the Igor Butman Big Band, direct from Russia, to stomp alongside the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays in Branford Marsalis’ new album

    Posted on September 11th, 2003 in News

    On Romare Bearden Revealed, Branford Marsalis celebrates the life and works of the artist Romare Bearden.   Keep reading »

  • Brooks Brothers will celebrate its 185th anniversary with Wynton Marsalis

    Posted on September 7th, 2003 in Concerts

    Brooks Brothers will celebrate its 185th anniversary this fall by launching a national fundraising program implemented through events and a specially-designed tie and scarf to benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s (EIF) National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance. Brooks Brothers will host a star-studded event on Tuesday, September 9th at the Brooks Brothers flagship Madison Avenue, New York City store, co-hosted by Katie Couric and Brooks Brothers CEO Claudio Del Vecchio, which will feature a special performance by Wynton Marsalis.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton coaches 30 college-age, younger pupils in special class

    Posted on September 6th, 2003 in News

    About 30 students were given a renewed sense of inspiration, Friday after an hourlong class at the Eastman School of Music with Wynton. Students from the School of the Arts, Hochstein Music School, Eastman School of Music jazz department and Eastman’s Community Education Division came together to be conducted and coached by Wynton.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Pens Music for Rattner’s Eatonville

    Posted on September 2nd, 2003 in News | 1

    Amas Musical Theatre, whose previous productions include Zanna, Don’t! and Little Ham, will offer a new play with music this fall. The 35-year-old multi-ethnic, not-for-profit theatre company will present — from Oct. 21-Nov. 23 — Bonnie Lee Rattner’s Eatonville, which boasts an original jazz score and songs by Wynton Marsalis. Based on Zora Neale Hurston’s novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” Eatonville is set in 1920’s Eatonville, Florida, one of the first all-black incorporated American towns.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton plays with Natalie Cole at Tanglewood

    Posted on August 31st, 2003 in Concerts

    Today August 31, at Lenox MA, singer Natalie Cole will perform at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival’s final concert with Wynton Marsalis and his septet featuring Herlin Riley on drums, Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson on alto and soprano saxophones, Richard Johnson on piano, Victor Goines on clarinet, Ron Westray on trombone and Reginald Veal on bass. This concert will also showcase a new face, up-and-coming Telarc piano star, Hiromi. Updated: Newberkshire.com has just published a review of the concert.   Keep reading »